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Feb 23, 8:37pm - #110486 
Lighter and AC lights

Hey guys for the past weeks i've been trying to find out how to make my ac and lighter lights + my clock light BLUE. frown
I bought the light covers from Russ at autoworks, but the covers made the lights turn into this weird turquoise color. I've send Russ two emails complaining and asking what can I do, but he does not answer me at all. angry cry angry
SO... DOES ANYONE ONE WHAT WEBSITE CAN I BUY THE LIGHT FILTERS? AND EXACTLY WHICH FILTER TO BUY??? IS ADDING FILTERS THE CHEAPEST/BEST WAY TO GET THEM BLUE????? confused confused
Please help me all I want is for my lights to match my underdash neon lights, so I can be 100% illegal and finally get my ticket..j/k thumbsup
Please help me turn my celi interior into this! (pic) thumbsup
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Feb 23, 9:52pm - #110487 
Cig lighter light is a LED. AC controls are lit by two green lights that are screwed into a circuit board. I took them both out and spliced in some blue LED's.


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Feb 23, 9:55pm - #110488 
the cig and ac lights can be used by cutting out the green "condoms" with an exacto knife and putting blue acetate paper or film, whatever its called, over it. i know that they sell this stuff at camera and photo shops.

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Feb 23, 11:26pm - #110489 
Originally Posted by slidr
Cig lighter light is a LED. AC controls are lit by two green lights that are screwed into a circuit board. I took them both out and spliced in some blue LED's.


Yeah that pic is so bright I think those are leds, not bulbs covered in colored "condoms"


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Feb 24, 11:01am - #110490 
russ normally uses led "comdoms" since that's what i bought when we went to a local electronics store near his place. the pix may be different than what i've seen cause i know russ tries different methods.


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Feb 24, 12:00pm - #110491 
I used Sharpee to color the bulbs. My entire center console, including the clock is orange. They match the dash.


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Feb 24, 3:14pm - #110492 
Originally Posted by tony
I used Sharpee to color the bulbs. My entire center console, including the clock is orange. They match the dash.


Very creative, and probably looks a lot brighter than other methods, too thumbsup


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Feb 24, 3:17pm - #110493 
Thanks. I think it works well. I posted some pics before but my old digital camera was crappy. I will take some new pics later.


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Feb 24, 3:19pm - #110494 
Originally Posted by tony
Thanks. I think it works well. I posted some pics before but my old digital camera was crappy. I will take some new pics later.


Night time ones, so we can see how bright smile


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Feb 24, 4:08pm - #110495 
i just got my gauges from russ... the turn signals and brights arent that bright or blue... and they dont lite up 2 well but i am gonna try this... take a 6 inch neon and put it behind the ac controls that would work

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Feb 24, 4:59pm - #110496 
i just bought some acetate going to use that see if it works...it should wrok form what im tolded...anyone needs some let me kno...ill have a bit left over...give it you for a couple bucks...no biggie


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Feb 24, 5:17pm - #110497 
shit that looks sick!! i know what my next mod is thumbsup

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Feb 24, 6:37pm - #110498 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
i just bought some acetate going to use that see if it works...it should wrok form what im tolded...anyone needs some let me kno...ill have a bit left over...give it you for a couple bucks...no biggie


yeah, I'm going the blue acetate route as well. Should work fine...


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Feb 24, 6:42pm - #110499 
are the gauges in the pix stock or indiglow? if indiglow where can i get them?

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Feb 24, 8:29pm - #110500 
Originally Posted by darksidecelica
are the gauges in the pix stock or indiglow? if indiglow where can i get them?

it says at the bottom of the pic...rjautowroks spineyes


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Feb 24, 8:34pm - #110501 
Originally Posted by tony
I used Sharpee to color the bulbs. My entire center console, including the clock is orange. They match the dash.
can you do that with the fuel gauges?

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Feb 25, 12:56pm - #110502 
I actually changed my AC and cig lighter colors. I cut of the green condom thing and painted the bulbs with clear blue model paint. Be sure to paint the WHOLE bulb, tops and sides included otherwise you'll get white light areas in places. For example, I missed a spot on one of the bulbs and right now the slider for my AC that goes between circulated and fresh air changes color when I move it. It's lit blue when it's set on circulated, and it's white when it's on fresh (with a nice fade in between). Its not what I intended of course, but I'm too lazy to take it all apart again and fix it smile

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